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Business Writing with Positive Impact

at Training Connection - Downtown

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Price:
$350 5 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Apr 15, 9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time

Next start dates (2)

Location:
Downtown, Downtown/Northeast
915 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1800
Btwn Harbor Fwy & S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, California 90017
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this business writing class:

On this 1-day Business Writing class participants learn step-by-step how to write more persuasive and effective emails, reports and business proposals and create a more favorable impression of themselves and their organization. They will also learn to sharpen language, tone, style, spelling and punctuation whilst avoiding common writing mistakes.

This course is interactive, fast-paced, fun, and full of tips and techniques you can use immediately.

Learning Objectives

  • Proper use of punctuation 
  • Avoiding common spelling mistakes 
  • Avoiding common errors in grammar and layout 
  • Choosing words wisely 
  • Writing effective emails and meeting agendas 
  • Writing effective reports and proposals 
  • Writing for special circumstances 
  • Writing persuasively 
  • Different writing styles for different audiences

Detailed Course Outline

  • Choosing Your Words Carefully
    • Working with Nouns, Pronouns and Verbs
    • Identifying Adjectives and Adverbs
    • Deleting (Unnecessary) Redundancies
    • Recognizing Clichés
    • Active and Passive Voice
    • Synonyms, Antonyms and Homonyms
    • Avoiding Sexist Language
  • Constructing Sentences
    • Parts of a Sentence
    • Types of Sentences
    • Problematic vs. acceptable fragments
    • Run-ons
    • Comma Splices
  • Creating Paragraphs
    • The Basic Parts
    • Organization Methods
    • Forming Parallel Construction
    • Correct use of punctuation
  • Editing Effectively
    • The Basic Parts
    • Organization Methods
  • Know Your Audience
    • Identifying Communication Styles
    • Writing to Specific Styles
    • Ten Techniques for Effective Communication
    • Voluntary Learning Contract
  • Meeting Agendas
    • The Basic Structure
    • Choosing a Format
    • Writing the Agenda
  • Email Communication
    • Types of email writing
    • Structure basics
  • Writing Business Letters
    • Formal, Informal and Request
    • Styles of Business Letters
  • Writing Proposals
    • The Basic Structure
    • Choosing a Format
  • Writing Reports
    • Define Report Subject
    • Choosing a Format
    • Research, Draft and Finalizing
  • Writing for Special Circumstances
    • Special Kinds of Business Writing
    • Conveying Bad News Tactfully
    • When the News Is Especially Sensitive
    • Writing Persuasively
    • Using the Motivated Sequence Outline

What's included:

  • Training Manual
  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • FREE Repeat Policy

All classes are currently live and online. Trainees have the option to repeat their training in-person (for FREE) after CV-19.


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Refund Policy

Please send all requests to [email protected] .

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations, however we can issue you a training voucher for the same value that can be used to book any class in the future.

Rescheduling requests made 7 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 7 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

Due to the Coronavirus we are waving the transfer fee when you reschedule your training.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds or training vouchers for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

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All classes at this location

The easiest access is from the State 110N Freeway (Harbor Hwy)

If traveling North-bound on 110N Hwy

  • Take the 9th St exit
  • Turn Left at Figueroa Street
  • Turn Left into Wilshire Blvd
  • 915 Wilshire is on the Right (look for the Bank of the West located in our lobby)

  • The entrance to our parking garage is also on the left hand side of building.

    If traveling South-bound on 110S Hwy
  • Take the 4th St exit towards WILSHIRE blvd / 6TH St / 3RD St
  • Turn left at Wilshire Blvd
  • 915 Wilshire is on the Left (look for the Bank of the West located in our lobby)

  • The entrance to our parking garage is also on the left hand side of building.

    Start Dates (3)
    Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
    9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD 1 $350
    9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD 1 $350
    9:00am - 4:30pm Pacific Time TBD 1 $350

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    Reviews of Classes at Training Connection (138)

    (138 Reviews)
    Business Writing with Positive Impact
    Reviewed by Josanne J. on 1/22/2021
    Carol, was excellent! She was patient, encouraging, and insightful. She seemed genuinely happy to teach the class.
    Business Writing with Positive Impact
    Reviewed by Katie M. on 1/22/2021
    Great workshop - I learned a lot that I can apply to my my day to day at work.
    Business Writing with Positive Impact
    Reviewed by Ranmal R. on 9/13/2019
    Carol was a fantastic teacher!
    Business Writing with Positive Impact
    Reviewed by Carolina Z. on 9/19/2016
    The course was very hands-on. I would reccomend to a friend. I learned more than expected in this course. The teacher was exceptional too.
    Business Writing with Positive Impact
    Reviewed by Karen C. on 1/31/2016
    I have not attended a writing class in many many years and was a bit hesitant about what was going to happen. I found the class to be outstanding and very informative. I would take the class again and learn more as there was so much valuable information. The teacher was outstanding. Take it! Karen
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